Matthias Bäumler

Matthias Bäumler


Matthias Bäumler is an advisor to executives in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industries for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group. He is a Managing Director Strategy& Germany, based in Berlin. A member of the Operations practice, he specializes in capabilities-driven strategy, operating model design, and footprint optimization. He also co-leads Strategy&’s megatrends initiative.

He has more than 12 years of consulting experience in Europe and Asia. Recent projects include:

  • Growth strategy for major global chemicals company
  • Sustainability strategy for chemicals
  • Post-merger integration at a major pharmaceutical company
  • Market entry strategy China/Southeast Asia
  • Footprint optimization after several buy-and-build acquisitions

He has co-authored a number of publications, including our Future of chemicals series, "Overall asset contribution: Tapping the hidden power of the asset base in process industries", and Make or Break: How Manufacturers Can Leap from Decline to Revitalization.

Matthias Bäumler joined Strategy& as a senior associate in April 2006 after working for another management consultancy’s process industries group, where he also worked in Asia and North America.

He has a diploma degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.